Medical research at BGU covers the spectrum of human health, with emphasis on neurosciences, diabetes, cardio metabolic health, and cancer.

BGU is an important player in the international bio-medical research arena. Pioneering research is conducted by highly respected senior faculty, a cadre of young scientists returning to Israel from prestigious institutions, and exceptional graduate and postgraduate research fellows. Collaborations between the health, natural and engineering sciences foster an environment of research innovation. BGU’s commitment to community is reflected in research focusing on the health problems of the Negev, especially in the fields of genetics, nutrition and psychiatry.

“The biggest health problem of the 21st century is neurological disease. More than 30 percent of the global population suffers from some type of brain disorder.”
– Prof. Alon Friedman

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BGU Researchers Find New Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

April 4, 2022

Tags: Medical Research

The Jerusalem Post — BGU researchers, along with their international colleagues, have validated a potential treatment for advanced head and
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BGU Study Finds Ultrasound Could Be The Key to Diagnosing Autism

February 14, 2022

Tags: Medical Research

New York Post — A routine ultrasound during the second trimester “can identify early signs of autism spectrum disorder” (ASD),
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Magen David Adom & BGU Announce Academic Affiliation

February 14, 2022

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

Jewish News Syndicate — Magen David Adom and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are affiliating in an academic initiative designed
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